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School of Science & Engineering: Chemistry > Program Changes

The Chemistry major plan has been modified to include Physical Chemistry Recitation (CHE320). This course is a co-requisite for Physical Chemistry I (CHE321).


Biochemistry Program (74-75 credits)

Effective Fall 2012, the Departments of Chemistry and Biology will offer an interdisciplinary major in Biochemistry, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. The curricular requirements are outlined below.

Required Biochemistry courses - 13 credits

BCM360 Protein Structure & Function (3 cr)
BCM461 Biochemistry 1 (3 cr)
BCM463 Biochemistry lab (1 cr)
BCM470 Biochemistry 2 (3 cr)
BCM475 Experimental Biochemistry (3 cr)

Required Biology courses - 16 credits

BIO201 General Biology 1 (4)
BIO202 General Biology 2 (4)
BIO320 Genetics (4)
BIO308 Basic Molecular Biology (4)

Required Chemistry courses - 16 credits

CHE201 General Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE211 General Chemistry 1 lab (1)
CHE202 General Chemistry 2 (3)
CHE212 General Chemistry 2 lab (1)
CHE318 Organic Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE306 Organic Chemistry 1 lab (1)
CHE319 Organic Chemistry 2 (3)
CHE309 Organic Chemistry 2 lab (1)

Biology Elective (choose one) - 4 credits

BIO309 Basic Cell Biology (4)
BIO313 Developmental Biology (4)
BIO350 General Microbiology (4)
BIO417 Animal Physiology (4)

Chemistry Elective (choose one) - 3-4 credits

CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHE314 Inorganic Chemistry (3)
CHE321 Physical Chemistry 1 (3)
CHE322 Physical Chemistry 2 (3)

Additional Approved Electives - min. 6 credits; may be from above list, independent study, or otherwise approved by advisor

Required Cognates - 16 credits

Math
MAT251 Calculus 1 (4)
MAT252 Calculus 2 (4)

Physics
PHY201 General Physics 1 (3)
PHY211 General Physics 1 lab (1)
PHY202 General Physics 2 (3)
PHY212 General Physics 2 lab (1)